Canada: Where The Internet Just Got A little Smaller


The Canadian Radiotelecommunications Commission (CRTC) has proposed a usage-based internet billing system. If it survives federal scrutiny, will leave consumers typically paying over $2 per gigabyte for all bandwidth usage over a modest 25GB.

It’s called ‘metered internet’. More money, less internet.

HardCop reader Brian S-Q sums it all up rather succinctly in the image above.

CRTC Internet Decision Gouges Users (The Vancouver Sun)

Canada Gets Its First Bitter Dose Of Metered Internet (Ars Technica)

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